Educational Consultant Position (DEIJ Focus) : The Ohio State University

Open thru June 30th (longer, if necessary)

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Job Title:

Educational Consultant


Academic Affairs Administration | Teaching and Learning Institute

Job Description
The Drake Institute instructional consultant coordinates and conducts consultations, programs, and workshops on instructional strategies, teaching approaches, and course design for faculty, staff, and graduate students with a specific focus on inclusive teaching and learning contexts and diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice work in the classroom. The consultant supports and participates in university teaching initiatives; engages in project management; collaborates on program design and delivery; and conducts needs assessments for professional learning related to instruction.


Educational Development: 70%

  • Conducts programs and workshops on teaching.
  • Supports and participates in university teaching initiatives.
  • Provides individual, group, and unit-level consultations as assigned.
  • Tracks and reports on educational development work.

Project/Program Development and Management: 20%

  • Develops needs assessments and designs programming collaboratively.
  • Contributes expertise in DEIJ and inclusive teaching to both institute and partner programs.
  • Participates in/supports institute program assessment and evaluation.

Other Duties as Assigned: 10%



  • Master’s degree
  • Two to three years’ demonstrated experience as an instructional consultant or faculty developer
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education and ability to work effectively with diverse populations
  • Demonstrated expertise in evidence-based inclusive teaching practices
  • Teaching experience in higher education contexts
  • Demonstrated knowledge of course and curriculum design
  • Demonstrated experience developing in-person, synchronous, and asynchronous professional learning programming
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • Demonstrated project management and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and as part of a dynamic team


  • Doctoral degree
  • Experience developing, implementing, and assessing professional learning programming
  • Experience working in a center for teaching and learning
  • Experience working with international students and programs
  • Experience in learning outcomes assessment

Additional Information:

Proposed salary range: $53,800-$71,700

Map: S2

About the Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning

The Institute for Teaching and Learning was launched in autumn 2016 to support Ohio State as an exemplar of teaching excellence and to provide at-scale professional learning, evidence-based instructional strategies, and research and policy that elevate, across the university, the work of all who teach. The Institute

  • Models best practices in and creates programs based on evidence-based educational development.
  • Provides programming designed to build community amongst those who teach.
  • Promotes continuous improvement in educational excellence at all career stages.
  • Elevates and amplifies the work of educational developers at the university.

Institute goals include: 1) Providing high-quality, high-impact, evidence-based professional learning programming for all who teach; 2) Scaling and deepening professional learning through strategic partnerships and collaborations; 3) Recognizing and rewarding teaching that promotes inclusion and student learning; 4) Designing and sustaining an innovative digital presence and communications portfolio; 5) Leading in educational development and teaching and learning research.

The institute seeks to recruit staff who share our institutional commitment to fostering student learning and growth in an inclusive and equitable environment. We value diversity along several dimensions, including but not limited to race, ethnicity and national origins, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, physical ability, neurodiversity, class, and religion.


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